Machine/Equipment Operator in Florence, KY at Signode

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Education required ensuring success in this position:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience required ensuring success in this position:
  • Minimum of 1 year of factory-related experience
  • Training in general safety
  • Any experience with plastics and or extrusions is highly desirable
Special skills, knowledge and abilities:
  • Must be motivated and willing to learn
  • Knowledge of using motorized machines
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical principles and use of mechanical tools
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations
  • Efficient communication skills                                                                                                       
Physical requirements:
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Ability to operate the following vehicles or equipment:

  • Fork Truck License Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular and predictable attendance is essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Performs typical machine shop and mold press operations to support the assembly floor
  • Operate extruders and annealers in order to produce PET sheet that will be slit into finished coils
  • Performs typical machine shop and mold press operations to support the assembly floor
  • Set up and run PET lines producing numerous different products based on scheduled orders
  • Responsible for ensuring material specifications are met
  • Keeping material systems full and functional
  • Calibrating mixing bins correctly for daily product
  • Performing simple preventative maintenance
  • Operator will become familiar with many different types of machinery (dies, screen changers, mills, bridles) as well as crane operation